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LISTEN: National pundits highlight Idaho's retirement spiking loophole

LISTEN: National pundits highlight Idaho's retirement spiking loophole

Dustin Hurst
February 26, 2015
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February 26, 2015

Two national pundits weighed in this week on a loophole in Idaho code that allows state lawmakers to add thousands of dollars to their taxpayer-funded retirement.

Watchdog.org's Eric Boehm and the San Diego Tribune's Steven Greenhut highlighted the case of former Democratic Sen. Elliot Werk of Boise, who Gov. Butch Otter just appointed to a high-paying job at the Idaho State Tax Commission. If Werk stays at the job at least 42 months, he'll add $20,000 a year to his part-time legislative pension.

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